Statement of Purpose
Scottish Union Learning supports trade unions in accessing skills and lifelong learning opportunities that contribute to collective prosperity, fairness and equality, for workers across Scotland. Scottish Union Learning is part of the STUC.
This website is a dedicated resource for trade unions and Union Learning Representatives in Scotland.
Within this site you can find lots of information on lifelong learning and skills. Check out the News section for the latest and greatest from trade unions and Scottish Union Learning. If you are looking for support in specific areas, you may wish to visit the Everyday Skills section or the Highlands and Islands section.
If you have an idea for another resource you think we should include or develop, let us know!
To view STUC vacancies, including for the open Director of Scottish Union Learning and the Funding & Policy Officer positions, click here.
To view affiliate and other vacancies, click here.
2015 STUC Helen Dowie Award Recipient: Billy McKay
Billy McKay, a Unite Union Learning Rep at BAE Systems in Govan, is the recipient of this year’s Helen Dowie Award from the STUC.Read More...
1st May 2015
The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) has welcomed the First Minister’s announcement of continued funding for Scottish Union Learning, including £840,000 of funding, which will replace funding that was previously provided by the European Social Fund. The money is on top of the £1.4 million already allocated to Scottish Union Learning in 2015/16. The announcement was made by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon last week at STUC Annual Congress in Ayr and will help trade union members in Scotland to access training and enhance their skills.
21st April 2015
The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) has announced that the recipient of the 10th Annual STUC Helen Dowie Award for Lifelong Learning is Billy McKay, a Unite Union Learning Representative at BAE Systems in Govan.
17th March 2015
The 2014 Scottish Union Learning Annual Report is now available online.
11th March 2015
Scottish Union Learning in the Highlands and Islands has produced a 16-page newspaper supplement to celebrate the learning that has taken place over the four years of its ESF and Scottish Government funded project, which has just ended. The supplement is being distributed in 15 H&I newspaper titles this week.